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will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the -- the top u.s. commanders there have had several options on what will happen after 2013. the u.s. has 16 -- has about 68,000 troops. president obama has pledged most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> 7:16. today, president obama meets with officials about the fiscal cliff. jamie dupree has more via skype. what's the president's plan now to avoid the situation? >> reporter: we don't have a detailed plan yet out of the white house and what he wants to do. he's meeting today with labor and business leaders in separate meetings trying to engage what might be acceptable to both sides. we saw some of the markers laid out by some democrats and republicans and we hear a lot more about that especially with lawmakers and congress returning to work later in both the house and senate. i wouldn't look more than some basic talks. you have a trip to asia that starts at the end of the week with the president. lawmakers will only be a few days this week and then this will be after thanksgiving. they are like the rest of us, why do now until you can --
the capitol city of beijing. snow is forecast to continue falling throughout the day there. >>> here in the u.s. it's snowing in north dakota. at least three inches of snow fell in some areas and cool temperatures have caused icy roads. a travel alert has been alerted for that entire state. >>> and with some ski resorts already open in california, many skiers and snow borders are heading to san francisco this weekend for the ski and snow board festival. the event which is hosted by snow bomb ends today. it's taking place from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight at the fort mason center. tickets are $20 and that includes two free lift tickets. the event atracks about 20,000 -- attracts about 20,000 people each year. >>> 7:25. if you still want a bit of nice weather. rosemary is delivering it up for us this weekend. things change quickly. >> you are right. it must be late fall. because a taste of summer coming our way and then we switch over to rain and snow for the sierra coming back. giving you a look outside and what is going on, very calm conditions right now. mostly blue skies around the region. take a
owners but it could also result in sanctions from the u.s. government. >>> when a man stopped to videotape his son, he caught a amtrak train slam into a utility truck. the man rushed over to the scene and he thought that the two men inside the truck would be dead but instead they survived with hardly a scratch. >> he got out of the truck and i said are you all right. he said i'm fine. i said dude, you're the luckiest man alive right now. >> wow! that train was blaring the horn, the truck driver told the police that he did not notice the train coming. >>> mark mcgire will become a division rival to the world champion san francisco giants. he reportedly accepted and offer for the los angeles dodgers. he wants to work closer to his family that lives in orange county. >>> raider fans should be smileing this morning. the raiders have sold enough tickets to allow the fans to watch the game at home. it gave the raiders an extra day to sell more tickets to avoid the local blackout. you can watch the game right here at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow followed by the point after. >>> a mountain lion
it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. >>> u.s. stocks getting slammed this morning in the wake of]'s re-- in the wake of barack obama's re-election. also, there's new concern, new comments about the european bank's president underscoring the weakness in the european government. >>> mitt romney took the stage in boston just before 1:00 a.m. eastern time to concede the race. he did not speak long and gave a speech very different from the one he hoped to give. here's more on how romney ended his campaign. emily? >> reporter: good morning to you. for the first time in foyer seeable memory, we have mitt romney not -- in foreseeable memory, we have mitt romney not in the public today. he had planned to give an acceptance speech. instead, it was the concession speech less than five minutes long in which he said he congratulated president obama on his win. in the early hours after a long election day, mitt romney said he had called the -- called president obama and the race was over. i so wish i had been able to fulfill your wishes and put the d
to get to a majority in the u.s. senate today. >> so if that's the case and we have a split congress how will the next president no matter who wins, be able to overcome the gridlock that's prevented congress from doing anything productive? >> reporter: yeah, i am not sure that you are going to have much of a change from where it is now. especially as we look ahead to the fiscal cliff and major decision that is have to be made at the end of the year. if nothing changes, in the congress, and even if nothing changes down at the white house either, we may just sort of be in the same position we were at before. it sounds so elementary there should be compromise and you should cut a deal but both parties have sort of weeded out their middle ground members. there's hardly anymore southern democrats or moderate democrats there's hardly anymore liberal or moderate republicans and we have a much more liberal group of democrats and a much more conservative group of republicans and there's not much middle ground and that may be reenforced by tonight's results. >> so, finally jamie, if you mentioned
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